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I Love You to Death (1990)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 6 April 1990 (USA)
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Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalie. He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

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Joey's Mother
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Dominic (as Jon Kasdan)
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Donna Joy
John Kostmayer ...
Benny
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Storyline

Joey works with Rosalie in their pizza parlor. She is convinced that he works all of the time for them and her world dissolves when she finds that he has been fooling around for years. Being Catholic, divorce is out of the question, so she and her mother and her best friend decide to kill him. Hopelessly incompetent as killers, they hire incompetent professionals as they beat, poison, and shoot Joey who remains oblivious to their attempts. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Comedy | Crime

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6 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ich liebe Dich zu Tode  »

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$16,186,793
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Debut Hollywood feature film, in a leading role, of Tracey Ullman. See more »

Goofs

When Rosalie, Nadja and Devo go out of prison and meet Joey, a clock can be seen on the wall behind them which skips from 10.45 a.m. to 10.40 a.m. See more »

Quotes

Rosalie Boca: They look like drug addicts.
Devo Nod: Well, they are drug addicts.
Rosalie Boca: Oh my God! You hired drug addicts?
Devo Nod: Who'd you expect me to hire? The Red Cross?
Nadja: They seem like very polite boys.
Rosalie Boca: I don't like having drug addicts in my house!
Nadja: Oh no, Rosalie. Don't think of them as drug addicts. Think of them as killers.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) See more »

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Crazy Daisy
Written and Performed by Donovan
Courtesy of Mango Records, an Island Records Company
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Stays funny, even in milk
30 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Clever writing, able direction and a stellar cast make this film a modern classic that stands up to multiple viewings. Tracey Ullman and Joan Plowright star as Rosalie Boca and her mother Nadja, both so furious at the infidelity of Rosalie's husband Joey (Kevin Kline) that they decide to kill him. The ensuing misadventures are VERY funny, particularly the attempts by hired hit-men Harlan and Marlon James, not-too-bright cousins played by William Hurt and Keanu Reeves.


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